high season: May to September
low season: October to February
shoulder season: March to April
Weather InformationDetroit experiences four seasons. Summers can be warm, with average highs in the mid 70s to low 80s. High temperatures range from the 40s to the 60s during spring and fall. Winters are typically cold, with snow and average highs in the 20s and 30s.
Crowd InformationDetroit gets busy during major events such as the North American International Auto Show in January, Movement: Detroit's Electronic Music Festival over Memorial Day weekend, the Target Fireworks and Detroit International River Days in June, the Comerica CityFest in July, the Woodward Dream Cruise in August, and the Detroit International Jazz Festival and Chrysler Arts, Beats & Eats over Labor Day weekend.
Closure InformationHotels, shops, and attractions remain open throughout the year, but it's wise to check with establishments for seasonal hours before going.
When to SaveDetroit is a fairly affordable destination throughout the year. However, specials are offered on weekends due to the lack of business travel. Prices may rise during major sporting events.
Information provided by Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau
A few more sites for information
- Detroit Metro Convention & Visitors Bureau: The city's official website features an events calendar, easily searchable by date, month, and type of activity.
- Weather.com: This popular website for current weather provides forecasts, a flight tracker, and temperature averages for the previous year.